09/08/2015 - 20:00 | | Travel Writer | Travel

About 15 years ago, on my way to a meeting in Los Angeles, I received word that it had been cancelled. My flight left early the next morning — but I suddenly had an entire evening at my disposal, on a coast with spectacular sunsets.

08/31/2015 - 20:00 | | Travel Writer | Travel

It may be one of the world’s oldest civilizations, but there’s always something new in Israel.

08/24/2015 - 20:00 | | Travel Writer | Travel

Many people vacation in July and August for solid reasons: school is out, office schedules loosen, days are long and beaches beckon.

08/17/2015 - 20:00 | | Travel Writer | Travel

Last summer a magazine editor asked me to write about traveling with kids. He knew I had a baby daughter, and between my travel beat and the peripatetic nature of our family, he thought I’d have great insights to share.

08/10/2015 - 20:00 | | Travel Writer | Travel

An Israeli relative by marriage is an enormous fan of casinos. This is a bit of problem back in Tel Aviv, where gambling is severely restricted by Israeli law.

08/03/2015 - 20:00 | | Travel Writer | Travel

It was while waiting for the dumbwaiter elevator that I noticed the small, merry line of bells above the foyer doorway. With a spark of recognition, I realized where I’d seen them before: Downton Abbey!